Is Rape Taken Seriously in South Africa?

The government's Inter-Ministerial Committee on Violence against Women and Children has called on police and social workers to treat abuse and rape cases with more gravity after a series of high profile sexual violence cases against women.

  • South Africa:   'Rape Not Treated Seriously'

    SAPA, 21 February 2013

    Police officers and social workers should treat abuse and rape cases with more seriousness, a ministerial committee said on Wednesday. Read more »

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A rally against rape and abuse in South Africa

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